Arrested Man Claims He Was ‘Cuckoo for Cocao Puffs’; McDonald’s Opens Two ‘Green’ Stores

• A 43-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in Indiana for marching down a highway while swinging a samurai sword. His defense: He honestly claimed that he was “Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.” [HuffPost]

• McDonald’s may be pretty much the worst thing that ever happened to the South American rain forests, but don’t worry, the chain has rolled out two “green” stores, so that makes up for it. [NRN]

• If you still dare to read nutrition labels, here are the five most important scary chemicals to avoid. Hint: Aspartame is one, diet soda lovers. [WSJ]

• There are tiny creatures living in our intestinal tracts, and a new study shows that we host two primary bacterial strains, whose preponderance depends on what kind of diet we consume. [Healthland/Time]

• Take note, Food Network fanatics: In a study, most celebrity-chef-branded packaged foods, like Emeril’s sauces, disappointed consumers. [HuffPo]